Gum infection and localized mouth pain associated with an abscess from an upper front tooth
Posted Apr 13 2012 10:06pm
The upper right front tooth was mobile and the patient desired to try to save it. One) this tooth has grown down out of the gum and also moved toward the lip making a tooth gap space. Two) this x-ray shows extreme bone loss. The black dotted line shows the location for a feasible root resection if necessary. Root planning was performed after the teeth splint was placed and the patient will revisit the Periodontist in months to reevaluate healing and the potential need for the root resection. Three) Palatal photograph of the splint between teeth # 7 9. Four) Post-op view. The tooth gap space was closed with dental bonding to hide the splint and the excessive length of #8 was reduced. treatments time visit.